Shahrill Bin Sabarudin
Director – Digital Marketing

Shahrill Sabarudin is the Head of Digital Marketing for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS).

Shahrill Sabarudin is a dynamic and versatile professional who has carved a niche for himself in the world of digital marketing. His 20-year career spans an array of diverse experiences, blending technology, big data analytics, and digital marketing to forge a unique path in the industry. He founded his own Digital Marketing agency, Flying Elephant Sdn Bhd demonstrating remarkable proficiency in deploying advanced digital marketing strategies and AI-powered platforms. Under his leadership, the company has achieved a stellar annual client retention rate of 95%, alongside significant enhancements in online visibility, engagement, and conversion metrics. Beyond digital marketing, Shahrill has held pivotal roles that reflect his multifaceted expertise.

 At Intelligent Johor Sdn Bhd, he leads a team of Big Data Analysts and developers, contributing to policy interventions and budgeting for the state government. His tenure as Regional Director at Panoramic Media Sdn Bhd, starting in January 2013, highlights his capabilities in managing a franchise and developing digital tourism solutions. Shahrill’s journey in digital transformation is underscored by his position as the Assistant General Manager at Digital Johor Sdn Bhd, where he spearheaded major initiatives for the state’s digital transformation. His tenure as Senior Manager at Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor Sdn Bhd involved overseeing significant socio-economic development projects in Johor. Educationally, Shahrill is grounded with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical/Electronic from the University Sains Malaysia, attained in 2004.

Shahrill’s career is a testament to his ability to synthesize technology, art, culture, business, and human insights. His approach transcends conventional specialization, positioning him as a transformative figure in an era of continuous innovation and disruption. His commitment to leveraging cutting-edge tools and AI innovations has not only elevated the agencies he has worked with but also consistently driven client success in the dynamic digital marketing landscape.

Sarah Azreen Abdul Samat

Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.